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December 19 06:22 AM
District 3 State Senator JP Morrell (D-New Orleans) urges state law enforcement and criminal justice agencies across the state handling untested sexual assault DNA collection kits to report the number of untested kits in their possession to the Louisiana State Police (LSP) crime lab by the January 1, 2015 deadline set by new state law.
December 19 06:22 AM
What does Congress have against family farmers and ranchers? The $1.1 trillion spending bill passed last week included the full version of the so-called GIPSA rider passed earlier by the House of Representatives. A rider is a legislative provision attached to a larger spending bill.
December 19 06:22 AM
Another phone call in the middle of the night. Another notification by my team, “Colonel, we have a fatal crash with four dead in Avoyelles.” As I sit here awake, I can’t help but recall the phone calls I’ve received or made over my seven years as superintendent and 34 years as a state trooper.
December 19 06:22 AM
Actually, the delivery will be a little late … like two days. And whether the citizens of Shreveport will be happy with Santa’s deliveries —- in the long run — is a story yet to be told. Saturday, Dec. 27, will be historic … and not just for the first Duck Commander Independence Bowl.
December 12 10:09 AM
The 2014 elections have placed many new faces in key leadership positions for the City of Shreveport and Caddo Parish — a new mayor, four new councilmen and six new school board members. In the process one incumbent council representative was defeated and four incumbent school board members were sent home.

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